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Princeton Elementary 5th Grade Class, 1950-51
Princeton Elementary fifth graders pose for a photo in front of the school on Princeton Street in College Park, 1950-51 school year.Seated in the first row are the Bell twins, Eleanor Bell, center and fifth from the left, and Patricia Bell, second fro ... Read more
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On Campus with Joseph S. Guernsey, 2012
Joseph S. Guernsey's friendship with Carl Langford started in the second grade at Marks Street School when a bully picked on him and Carl came to his rescue. Mr. Guernsey recalls that Carl Langford, who would later become Mayor Carl Langford, "was a wonde ... Read more
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The Community Feeling of College Park - Josephien Huggins
Artist Josephine Huggins shares what she enjoys most about living in College Park in   this excerpt (3:37)  from an interview on May 8, 2012. Jo Huggins came to Orlando in 1957, after working in fashion design, and began her successful dog po ... Read more
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Joseph S. Guernsey on the Future of Orlando: Then & Now
I think not only is the future extremely bright for Orlando, but I think it is likely to become someday the largest city in Florida... in  this excerpt  (3:04) from an oral history interview on May 26, 2012 Mr. Joseph S. Guernsey shares his pers ... Read more
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A Job Well Done - Ted and Josephine Huggins
  Central Florida builder Ted Huggins built Brandywine, the first condominiums in the area of College Park. His grandfather was one of the first contractors in Orange County.  In this  audio excerpt  (8:18) from an oral history in ... Read more
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Joseph S. Guernsey Congratulates Lake Highland Preparatory School Class of 2012
May 26, 2012 letter from Lake Highland Preparatory School founder Joseph S. Guernsey to the class of 2012. Mr. Guernsey is giving a Bible and a copy of the letter to each student graduating from the school. ... Read more
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Memorial Day Remembrances: WWII Pilot Joseph S. Guernsey Recalls the Fine Orlando Men Who Gave Their Lives in WWII
Bob and Harold Johnson, Bill Terhune, Pep Ingram, T. K. Johnson, Jr. are some of the fine Orlando men who gave their lives for their country in WWII as remembered by WWII pilot Joseph S. Guernsey in  this audio  excerpt  from an oral histor ... Read more
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Alyce Blau Shames
Alyce and her family moved to College Park in 1949 when her husband brought a dry cleaning business to the community.  When her three daughters were old enough Alyce went back to work as a librarian, first with Seminole County and worked at the Ovied ... Read more
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College Park, circa 1950
Photo of Mr. and Mrs. Rhodes College Park home at the corner of 3 East Winter Park Avenue and Depauw, circa 1950.Granddaughter Betty Wheeler recalls the beautiful camphor tree in front of her grandparents home and notes the home came with an orange grove. ... Read more
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Dena Wild, Orlando City Planner
LISTEN to this nterview with Dena Wild in Orlando, Florida, October 22, 2010. Ms. Wild was an original member of the City of Orlando Planning Department created by Mayor Bill Frederick in the 1980's and worked as a planner for our city for over 20 years. ... Read more